Author archive for Rick Chromey

  • Velcro Church: The Process of Authentic Community

    by Rick Chromey It’s funny what a walk in the woods can do. Take George de Mestral, a Swedish electrical…

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  • Fixer-Upper: What the Church Can Learn From Chip and Joanna Gaines

    by Rick Chromey Chip and Joanna are television’s hottest couple. The Gaineses renovate homes and inspire hearts on their top-rated…

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  • Think Small: Why the Little Things Really Matter

    by Rick Chromey Small is tall in postmodern culture. Don’t believe me? Just order a “tall” at Starbucks and watch…

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  • Cat Tails, Community and Church: How Social Media Reinvented Relationships

    by Rick Chromey An old preacher friend used to quip that if you tie two cats’ tails together the felines…

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  • Don’t You Forget About Us: Why The Church Needs to Pay Attention to “The Dones”

    by Rick Chromey Generation X is the “Jan Brady” of American generations. And we’re getting old and grumpy. Maybe it’s…

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  • Friends In Low Places: What The Church Can Learn From Music Row

    by Rick Chromey Country music is three chords and the truth. ―Harlan Howard Confession:  I like country music. I can’t…

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